Hornsea Project Three Offshore Wind Farm

What happens next

Dates for the Examination can be viewed on the Examination Timetable page.

Notice of the Procedural Decision has been issued by the Examining Authority to Interested Parties in the Rule 8 letter; this includes information about how the Examination will be conducted and the Examination Timetable as currently set out.

See the Examination Timetable for further information.

If you have a legal interest in land affected by a Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project and:

  • have not been identified by the Applicant; and
  • did not register to become an Interested Party;

then you can make a request to the Examining Authority to become an Interested Party under s102A of the Planning Act 2008.

Timeline (29 items)

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Deadline 6 Submissions have now been published and added to the Examination Library.

13 February 2019
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Following the Examining Authority’s decision to accept the Additional Land Application for examination, comments are now invited on the Applicant’s proposed provision before Thursday 28 February 2019. Any comments must be made on the Registration and Relevant Representation Form and must relate to the Applicant’s application for Additional Land only.

The Examination Authority has issued a procedural decision regarding the Applicant’s proposed design changes to the original application.

The Examination Authority has issued a procedural decision to accept the proposed provision for the compulsory acquisition of additional land as part of the application.

24 January 2019
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Deadline 4 Submissions have now been published and the Exam Library has been updated.

23 January 2019
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Please note that the meeting point for the Accompanied Site Inspection on the 28 January 2019 is the car park at Lakenham Hewett RFC, Main Rd, Swardeston, Norwich NR14 8DU and not the Norwich Rugby Club car park as originally advised.

20 December 2018
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The Examining Authority’s Further Written Questions has been published.

20 December 2018
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A new hearing notice has been published. Read the notice

19 December 2018
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Deadline 3 Submissions have been published.

18 December 2018
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Please note a number of documents were omitted from the Examination Library following publication of the Deadline 1 documents, these have now been published and are available. In relation to Deadline 2, please note documents REP2–014 and REP2–015 have today been republished to include annexes that were omitted from the original publication.

Hearing agendas have now been published.

27 November 2018
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Hearing agendas have now been published.

27 November 2018
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The submissions for Deadline 2 have now been published.

23 November 2018
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The submissions for Deadline 1 have now been published.

09 November 2018
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07 November 2018
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05 November 2018
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The note of the Preliminary Meeting has been published.

25 October 2018
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The Examination Timetable (Rule 8 letter) has been sent to Interested Parties

Procedural decision following Preliminary Meeting

09 October 2018
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The recording of the Preliminary hearing has now been published.

03 October 2018
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Preliminary Meeting takes place
02 October 2018
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The notification of Preliminary Meeting (Rule 6 letter) has been sent Read the letter

The letter also includes the draft Examination Timetable and Initial Assessment of Principal Issues.

04 September 2018
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The Relevant Representations submitted by the parties listed in the Applicant’s letter dated 25 July 2018, have been published.

03 September 2018
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The applicant has sent us a letter, explaining that some of the notifications that they sent about the opportunity to make relevant representations were returned undelivered. The applicant has sent further notifications to those parties only, and has allowed more time for them to make their representations by 23 August 2018. If you have received a further notification and wish to make a representation, please contact us at [email protected].

The relevant representations received up until 22 July 2018 have been published and any relevant representations received from those parties set out in the letter above, will be published when the further deadline has passed.

27 July 2018
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Relevant representations published on the website
26 July 2018
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Registration of interested parties closes
22 July 2018
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Registration of interested parties begins
14 June 2018
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The application has been accepted for examination

08 June 2018
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Decision on whether or not to accept the application for examination
08 June 2018
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Application received by the Planning Inspectorate
14 May 2018